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LINGUIST List 18.1589

Fri May 25 2007

Confs: Syntax,Germanic Lang/Germany

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        1.    Thomas McFadden, 22nd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop


Message 1: 22nd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
Date: 25-May-2007
From: Thomas McFadden <tomifla.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: 22nd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop



22nd Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop
Short Title: CGSW 22


Date: 08-Jun-2007 - 09-Jun-2007
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Contact: Artemis Alexiadou
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://ifla.uni-stuttgart.de/~cgsw/

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Meeting Description:

CGSW 22 will be held at the Institute of English Linguistics, University of Stuttgart, June 8-9, 2007.

We are pleased to announce the following invited speakers:

Anna Cardinaletti, University of Venice;
Gisbert Fanselow, University of Potsdam.

Friday, June 8th

09:00-09:30
Registration

09:30-10:10
Jan-Wouter Zwart (University of Groningen)
Dutch past tense infinitives and the nature of finiteness

10:10-10:50
Kristin M. Eide (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
Finiteness: The haves and the have-nots

10:50-11:10
Coffee Break

11:10-11:50
Jeroen van Craenenbroeck & Marjo van Koppen (CRISSP/Brussels &
Uil-OTS/Utrecht)
Object agreement and raising in Dutch imperatives

11:50-12:30
Kristine Bentzen (University of Tromsø)
Verb movement interfering with subjects in Norwegian non-V2 contexts

12:30-14:00
Lunch

14:00-14:40
Halldór Ármann Sigurðsson (Lund University)
PRO and the C/content of C/case

14:40-15:20
Nynke de Haas & Ans van Kemenade (Radboud University Nijmegen)
The Northern Subject Rule: agreement and non-agreement in Northern
British English

15:20-15:40
Coffee Break

15:40-16:20
Hans Broekhuis (Leiden University)
Holmberg's Generalization: X obstructs object shift. But why the hell
doesn't X get out of the way?

16:20-17:00
Jóhannes Gísli Jónsson (University of Iceland)
The new passive is a true passive

17:00-17:20
Coffee Break

17:20-18:20
Anna Cardinaletti (University of Venice)
Topic or Focus? On some preposing phenomena in Italian, compared to Germanic

Saturday, June 9th

09:30-10:10
Peter Svenonius & Tarald Taraldsen (University of Tromsø)
Germanic Adpositions and the Construct State

10:10-10:50
Kristine Bentzen, Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson, Þorbjörg Hróarsdóttir
and Anna-Lena Wiklund (University of Tromso)
The Force behind V2

10:50-11:10
Coffee Break

11:10-11:50
Ulrike Demske (Saarland University)
Verbal Complements of Motion Verbs: Synchronic and Diachronic Variation

11:50-12:30
Patrizia Noel (University of Munich)
Jerpersen's Cycle and the issue of prosodic weakness

12:30-14:00
Lunch

14:00-14:40
Carola Trips & Eric Fuß (University of Stuttgart, University of Frankfurt)
The Syntax of Temporal Anaphora in Early Germanic

14:40-15:20
Sjef Barbiers, Olaf Koenemann & Marika Lekakou (Meertens Institute and
Utrecht University)
Syntactic Doubling and the Structure of Chains

15:20-15:40
Coffee Break

15:40-16:20
Hironobu Kasai (University of Kitakyushu)
Grammatical CSC Violations

16:20-17:00
Norbert Corver & Marjo van Koppen (Utrecht Institute of
Linguistics-OTS, Utrecht University)
Ellipsis in Possessive NPs: a micro-comparative approach

17:00-17:20
Coffee Break

17:20-18:20
Gisbert Fanselow (University of Potsdam)
Cyclic Linearization and pragmatic constraints on movement




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